Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

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  • “Today, more than ever before, science holds the key to our survival as a planet and our security and prosperity as a nation. It’s time we once again put science at the top of our agenda and worked to restore America’s place as the world leader in science and technology.” - President Barack Obama,...
  • Society Name: Geological Society of America (GSA) Contact Information: Kasey White 3300 Penrose Place, PO Box 9140, Boulder, CO 80301-9140 Phone: 202-669-0466 Fax: 303-357-1074 E-mail: kwhite@geosociety.org Website: http://www.geosociety.org/csf/
  • The first time I visited Pemba, Mozambique to begin a project that would help the port city adapt to climate change, I was not prepared for what I saw. After a few days of severe rain last year, neighborhoods resembled wetlands, streets had turned into rivers, and a large piece of the main coastal...
  • Each year, the Robert C. Barnard Environmental Lecture provides a forum for an outstanding speaker to address current environmental issues. This year's lecture will be presented by Dr. Heide Hackmann . She is executive director of the International Council for Science, and a leader in the...
  • The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships Program and Biodiversity Affinity Group invite you to a half-day long symposium to discuss the complexities and interdependence of Wildlife Trafficking and multi-factorial drivers. The illicit trade in wildlife and wildlife parts is now a multi-...
  • The world might be a better place if efforts to connect science with public policy were thriving in nations throughout the world. The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has tapped AAAS to explore optimal conditions for similar fellowship programs and other mechanisms that might be rolled out in...
  • The AAAS Annual Meeting is always an exciting and enlightening place to connect science with policy. This year’s theme, "Innovations, Information, and Imaging," attracted scientists and engineers from around the world to San Jose, CA to learn in sessions ranging from earthquakes to medical...
  • Campus sexual assault is a piercing reminder of the violence that lives in student communities across the nation. The spate of media stories in the last year about college rapists seemingly going unpunished is demoralizing. And the extent of the problem is hotly debated. The Center for Public...
  • By Linda Mobula , 2014-15 Executive Branch Fellow, U.S. Agency for International Development When I landed in Liberia last July, I had no idea that the following two weeks would be critical in shaping the international response to the world’s deadliest Ebola outbreak. I had arrived to contribute my...